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Thigpen Field Airport

Bay Springs, MS

Phone: 601-764-8482
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Attendance: Attended
Elevation:351 ft (107.0 m) (Estimated)
Location:3.00 mi. SE of Bay Springs
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:(None)
Runway length: 3000 ft
Fees:No data
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  • TAFs
  • Satellite
  • Sectional

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Runway 16/34

Dimensions:3000 x 50ft. / 914.4 x 15.2mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 8000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in fair conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
16329.6ft. MSL
159° mag
161° true
1.0% up
basicNo DataTree, 250 ft Right of center, 75 ft high, 1,980 ft from end, 23:1 clearance slope
34358.2ft. MSL
339° mag
341° true
1.0% down
basicNo DataTrees, 150 ft Both-Sides of center, 58 ft high, 765 ft from end, 9:1 clearance slope

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Operations & More Information

Lat/Long:N31 57.2250' / W89 14.1200'
Charts:NACO: New Orleans Sectional
Mag Var:02E (1985)
ARTCC:Memphis (ZME)
FSS:Greenwood (GWO)
NOTAM Facility:GWO
Approach/Departure Control Facility
Pattern Altitude:No data provided. Assume 1000 AGL
Wind Indicator:Lighted
Seg. Circle:Yes
Lighting:No data

Aircraft & Activity

Based GA Aircraft

Single Engine:1
Multi Engine:1

Airport Activity

GA Local:1,950
GA Itinerant:3,650
Air Taxi:

(12-month period ending on 4/7/2015)

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Contact Addresses

Owner:Airport Manager:
City of Bay SpringsKendrick Blakeney
Po Box 307Po Box 307
Bay Springs, MS 39422Bay Springs, MS 39422
601-764-4112 (Office) 601-764-8482 (Office)
Mgr May be Reached After Hrs at (601) 764-2572